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Autor:  Thomas / USA
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  01/JUN/2014 8:37 PM
Assunto:  Dose
 
Mensagem:  No, not with food.  But it has lots of other uses.  Lots.  Here is what I found in MERRIAM-WEBSTER.


dose

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1dose

 noun \ˈdōs\

: the amount of a medicine, drug, or vitamin that is taken at one time

: an amount of a substance

: an amount of something that a person experiences

Full Definition of DOSE

1
a :  the measured quantity of a therapeutic agent to be taken at one time
b :  the quantity of radiation administered or absorbed
2
:  a portion of a substance added during a process
3
:  an amount of something likened to a prescribed or measured quantity of medicine <a daily dose of hard work><a dose of scandal>
4
:  a gonorrheal infection

Examples of DOSE

  1. I've been taking the same dose for five years.
  2. a large dose of vitamin C
  3. The drug is lethal even in small doses.
  4. a large dose of sugar
  5. a high dose of radiation
  6. Her parents hoped a daily dose of hard work would keep her out of trouble.
  7. He needs a good dose of reality.

Origin of DOSE

Middle English, from Middle French, from Late Latin dosis,from Greek, literally, act of giving, from didonai to give — more at date
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with DOSE

2dose

 verb

: to give a dose of medicine to (someone or something)

: to give an amount of a substance to (someone or something)

: to add something to (something)

doseddos·ing

Full Definition of DOSE

transitive verb
1
:  to give a dose to; especially :  to give medicine to
2
:  to divide (as a medicine) into doses
3
:  to treat with an application or agent

Examples of DOSE


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Dose  –  Carla B.  01/JUN/2014, 1:53 PM
Dose  –  Renan  01/JUN/2014, 6:44 PM
Dose  –  Carla B.  01/JUN/2014, 8:00 PM
 Dose  –  Thomas / USA  01/JUN/2014, 8:37 PM
Dose  –  Carla B.  01/JUN/2014, 9:28 PM
Dose  –  Renan  02/JUN/2014, 10:33 AM
Dose  –  Thomas / USA  02/JUN/2014, 11:28 PM
Dose  –  Carla B.  03/JUN/2014, 12:29 PM

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